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    Gnome: x-server refuses to start

    Hi everyone

    When I turn on my computer, my x-server refuses to start giving me a long error-list. At first it says:

    (==) log file: "var/log/Xorg.=.log"
    (==) using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"

    I have tried to reinstall my xserver-xorg and run dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg, but neither worked.

    Later the list says:
    (WW) the directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" does not exist. Entry deleted from font path

    I've seen this on several forums, so I thougt it might be the problem.

    I have tried the simple startx too

    If anyone could give me an answer i would be very happy, especielly with step by step instructions as I am fairly new in this.

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    Linux Guru coopstah13's Avatar
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    Nov 2007
    NH, USA
    can you run

    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE
    and show the output

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    (WW) the directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" does not exist. Entry deleted from font path
    Thats a common error.

    Could you post exact error message thrown by startx command?
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